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WolfPack athletes honored with online celebrations

Madison College athletics digital banquet announcement.

Christina Gordon, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

The 55th annual Madison College athletic awards banquet was supposed to be on April 22, but due to the coronavirus pandemic this year’s awards banquet looked a little different than the past.   This year’s banquet was done all online and went from May 4-8.  The athletic department put...

Passion for baseball started with T-ball, has grown since

Christina Gordon, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

When I was 6-years-old, my T-ball coach told me “as soon as I put the ball down you swing as hard as you can” so I listened to him. The next thing you heard was PING, you would have thought that I just hit a monster homerun.  But nope, not a homerun. I just hit my coach Steve Coon straight in...

Real-life ‘Frozen’ not much fun

Madison College's Truax Campus sits nearly empty after an early dismissal on a day in January due to extreme wind chills.

Andrew Kicmol & Katie Paape, Editor in Chief & News Editor

February 5, 2019

It’s been an unusual winter so far, with a warmer December and then a record setting freeze in late January. You may have noticed but the building has had some trouble staying open in the first two weeks. Madison College was closed for four of the first nine days of the semester due to weather. In...


Profiles of WolfPack athletes

November 21, 2018

MEN’S BASKETBALL A returning starter on the Madison College men’s basketball team, Sean Suchomel started 18 games for the WolfPack last year and played in 29. He averaged 9.4 points, 6 rebounds and a team-high 4.4 assists. This year, the guard has played in all six games. He averages 13.5 points and h...

Wolves Share

Madison College Student Senate President Steven Ansorge volunteers at River Food Pantry

Andrew Kicmol, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2018

The fair is part of an initiative called Wolves Share and put together by a united effort from a food insecurity impact team.

10-year facilities plan to be presented this fall

Madison College building under construction

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018

With over a year of strategic collaboration, the Facilities Planning Investment Council will be presenting to the college community, including the Board of Trustees, the final Facilities Master Plan this fall. This comprehensive and adaptable plan, with a breadth that spans 10 years int...

Nothing new in dominant women’s soccer victories

Kaitlin Satern moves in to steal the ball from an opponent

Staff Report

September 12, 2018

It is a new season, but it has been the same result so far for the Madison College women’s soccer team – dominating win after dominating win. The WolfPack has played three matches through Sept. 8, winning all three and outscoring its opponents by a whopping total of 22-1. ...

Future of textbook rental plan rests on student vote

Textbooks rest on shelves at the Madison College bookstore until un-eager students line up to purchase them

Briant Lawler, News Editor

September 12, 2018

Textbooks are a necessary evil when it comes to higher education. They can be a burden by their sheer mass and volume students’ must lug around. But they can often be a burden by the steep price tags they carry as well. That’s why this semester, the Student Senate will hold a referendum vote that would establish a separate fee to finance a com...

Parking rules will be strictly enforced

Metered parking lots at the Truax Campus are meant for short-term visitors. Students should use the main lots.

Joseph Craker, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

If you have not yet experienced the madness that is parking at Madison College-Truax, you are in for a rude awakening. When planning a commute to campus, new students often fail to account for the time it takes to find a place to park, hike to the building, and navigate through the 3-D maze of rooms...

Candice Cardoza wants to help first generation students find success

Candace Cardoza is the new Programs and Activities and Clubs advisor at Madison College.

Brian Lawler, News Editor

August 29, 2018

This semester, students will be seeing a friendly, smiling face throughout the halls and around the Student Life offices. Candice Cardoza will be easing into her new role as a Student Program Advisor. In her new role, Cardoza hopes to help create programs and a stronger campus community for students...

New TruStyle salon opens at Truax campus

A barber-cosmetology student trims a customer's hair in the new TruStyle Salon at the Madison College Truax campus.

Sedgwick Smith Jr., Managing Editor

February 15, 2017

Madison College’s barber-cosmetology program has a new home in the recently renovated space at the Truax Campus in room B1208L. The program’s TruStyle Salon had its grand opening on Valentine’s Day. The new TruStyle salon is 6,381 square feet, which replaces two small salons, including the one...

Too good not to play

Rachel Slaney averages 25.2 points a game for the Madison College women’s basketball team. Last season, she earned honorable mention all-American honors.

Ethan Maurice, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

When Rachel Slaney graduated from Barneveld High School, she had no plans to play collegiate basketball. As a four-time all-conference and three-time all-state player, she heard from plenty interested schools. She just didn’t respond back. But things changed when former Madison College coach...

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